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'Dear Mother: Don't Grieve About Me. If I Get Killed, I'll Only Be Dead.' Letters from Georgia Soldiers in the Civil War . First Printing, 1977 in Dust Wrapper, Near Fine.

By Mills Lane - Editor

Hardcover Publisher: Beehive Press, Savannah, Ga., 1977 Used. FIRST EDITION (NOT the later 1990 issue) LOC number present LCC 77-81215. Very light wear. . About Fine/Near Fine. Archival Wrapped DJ.


The Wilderness Campaign, May-June, 1864 V4: Papers of the Military Historical Society of Massachusetts (1905) - First Printing, Reasonable Cost.

By The Military Historical Society of Massachusetts.

The Military Historical Society of Massachusetts Complete with all large folding maps and illustrations, etc... Spine ends a bit worn, contents about near fine. Not overpriced! .


'Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction'; The Life of Sergeant I. W. Ambler: Embracing His Nativity, Poverty, and Toil When but a Child in the Coalmines of England; His Connection With the British Army, Sufferings and Dissipation; His Escape to the Unites States

Lee and Shepard, 1883 Hardcover Publisher: Lee and Shepard, 1883 Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1883. Very Good minus. 12mo = 7-9". Deep maroon cloth hard covers with gilt illustrations, embossed decoration, gilt lettering on spine. Frontispiece photo of Sergeant Ambler. Contains 12 pen and ink illustrated plates. 311 pages + app. 60 pages of memoirs in the rear. A nice example of the second printing.


The Knightly Soldier: a biography of Major H.W. Camp . First Hardcover Edition, 1865.

By Trumbull, Chaplain H. Clay

1865 Boston. 1865., 1865. xiii,13-331pp. plus plates. Portrait. Contemporary cloth. moderate wear from a rural NH library with plates & a pocket, loaned out only a few times, nice condition. . After attending Yale and Harvard and studying law, Camp enlisted in the Union Army, was wounded in the Battle of Roanoke Island, participated in the first expedition against Charleston, was taken prisoner, and finally killed in battle at Richmond. .


A Brief Record of Events in Exeter, N. H. During the Year 1861, Together with the Names of the Soldiers of This Town in the War. By Rev. Elias Nason, 1862. Original Printing.

By Nason, Rev. Elias

1862 Original printing, 14 pages bound into a hard case 'Photomount Pamphlet Binder'. Very good with the small round blindstamp of the Long Island Historical Society on the first, 2nd and last pages. Quite scarce. . Boarded & Bagged for Posterity.


Collectors Library of the Civil War: Set of 23 Volumes, Leather Hardcover Editions in Fine Condition. (See Body of Listing for titles)

By Assorted

Time Life Collectors Library of the Civil War: About 1981. Reprint editions of earlier works, reproduced photographically from the original editions (see listing below). Uniformly bound in very dark Blue (almost black) leather with raised pictorial design and gilt lettering on front covers and spines. All edges gilt. "Marbled" endpapers. Ribbon markers. All uniformly about Fine condition. This set wes donated to a rural library in Northern NH where it sat in the basement in boxes never seeing the shelf or loaned out, Library (small, 1/2" x 2")) barcode sticker attached ti the rear page, & some, not all, have the publishers supplied Ex Libris bookplate affixed to the inside of the front cover or front end page. Neither of these detracts from the beauty of the set. The 22 titles and authors are as follows: Battle Fields of the South ("An English Combatant"); Army Memoirs (Barber); The Citizen Soldier (Beatty); In and Out of Rebel Prisons (Cooper); Four Years in Rebel Capitals (DeLeon); Three Months in the Southern States (Fremantle); Recollections of a Private (Goss); Reminiscense of the Civil War (Gordon); Confederate Operations in Canada and New York (Headley); Army Life in a Black Regiment (Higginson); War from the Inside (Hitchcock); Rebel War Clerk's Diary, Volume I and Volume II (Jones); Story of a Cannoneer under Stonewall Jackson (Moore); Campaigning with Grant (Porter); Story of a Common Soldier (Stillwell); Campaigns of a Non-Combatant (Townsend); Life in the Confederate Army (Watson); A Narrative of a Blockade Runner (Wilkinson); Mosby's Rangers (Williamson); One of Jackson's Foot Soldiers (Worsham). Detailed Minutiae of Soldier Life (McCarthy) NOTE: Just added: Daring and Suffering by Pettenger , 1863 (X-lib from a rural NH institution with no visible wear, bookplate inside) A Beautiful Set. Please expect extra S&H charges as the set weighs app. 42 lbs boxed for shipping. .


A Short History of the War of Secession 1861 1865. - Signed By the Author to General James Grant Wilson, First Hardcover Edition, 1888.

By Rossiter Johnson

A wonderful signed edition in very good+ condition. Original binding of 3/4 leather and marbled paper boards. Matching marbled end papers, 2 library plates (and glost of another) on the inside of the front cover, also a small oval library stamp to the first blank and title. INSCRIBED to General James Grant Wilson, "with the author's kind regards". on the first blank. A nice association piece of the Civil War. (James Grant Wilson (April 28, 1832 – February 1, 1914) was an American editor, author, bookseller and publisher, who founded the Chicago Record in 1857, the first literary paper in that region. During the American Civil War, he was commissioned as a major of the 15th Illinois Cavalry and became a brevet brigadier general in 1865. He settled in New York, where he edited biographies and histories, was a public speaker, and served as president of the Society of American Authors and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.) courtesy wikipedia.. Archival Bagged for Posterity.



By Pierce, C. F.

1886 Worcester: Printed By Charles Hamilton, 311 Main Street, 1886. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 131pp. First Edition. Original Brown cloth, beveled edges, gilt titles. Several stiff semi-glossy illustrations, a few maps...1 folding. An interesting and informative regimantal. Bagged for Posterity.


Abe the War Eagle - Original Edition, 1903.

By C. P. Nelson

1903 C. P. Nelson, 1903. Near Fine in red wrappers with gilt titles and decorations. 32 pp, B & W eagle illus., 12mo, "To The Veterans of the Civil War This Story is Respectfully Dedicated".. Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.


My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field; A Book for Boys. By "Carleton."

By Coffin, Charles Carleton.

1864 My Days and Nights on the Battle-Field; A Book for Boys. By "Carleton." second edition ststed, dated 1864 on the title page. a nicely preserved example of this classic. Brown cloth bds, blindstamped decorations, gilt illustrrated & titled spine. . Second Edition.


A Mockingbird Sang at Chickamauga

By Crabb, Alfred Leland

The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1949. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: very good. FIRST EDITION stated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Mockingbird Sang at Chickamauga, (1949), is descriptive of the terrible conflict waged on September 19 and 20, 1863. Reunion at Chattanooga, (1950) portrays events in the Tennessee city during the years of the Reconstruction after 1865.. By Author.


In the Bloody Railroad Cut at Gettysburg

By Herdegen & Beaudot

Hardcover, ISBN 089029535X Publisher: Morningside House, 1990 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Apparent FIRST EDITION. The epic battle of the "Calico Boys" of the 6th Wisconsin Volunteers in 1863.


Alien Horseman: An Italian Shavetail with Custer (Paperback) (ISBN:9780788423833)

By Ladenheim, J. G.

Heritage Books, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: Good with some damage to the foredge on the rear cover. 345 pages. .


Reminiscences of the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865. First hardcover Edition, 1911.

By Copp, Elbridge J.

Telegraph Publishing, Nashua, NH, 1911. Hardcover. 1st edition 536pp. Red cloth. Self published by the author, the youngest commissioned officer in the Union Army. He was with the 3rd NH volunteers. Illustrated. Scarce. Condition: Very Good with some water damage to the covers. .


History of the New Hampshire Surgeons in the War of Rebellion (1906)

By Granville P. Conn

Concord NH: Ira C. Evans. VG-/NONE. 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Original blue cloth. . 558 pages. Moderate wear to this one, contents near fine. Title page loose. Recently acquired from a rural northern NH library with 2 ' For Reference' stickers inside the book. Fresh to the market due to a large purchase we have just made including 12 other NH Civil War Regimantal Histories from the 5th through the 17th, and many books on the White Mountains & NH History in general. Please inquire. . Hard Cover. Near Fine.


Compiliation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents 1789-1902 (10 vols.; complete set)

A good reading set with brittle/worn faux leather spines, some are falling off. Reasonable price.. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".


Rebel, the Life and Times of John Singleton Mosby

By Siepel, Kevin H.

St. Martin's Press, 1983 Fine/VG.


The Lincoln Papers

By Mearns

Hard Cover. About Fine/Good-Chipped. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".


The Civil War: (16 Volumes of a 28 Volume Set)

By Time Life Books Inc

A near fine partial set for reasonable money..


Our Boys in Blue. - Heroic Deeds, Sketches and Reminiscences of Bradford County Soldiers in the Civil War. - Illustrated Volume 1 1st Edition, 1898

By Heverly, C. F.

Towanda, PA: Bradford Star Print, 1898 366 pages with many photo illustrations. Quite scarce.. 1st. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Bagged for Posterity.


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